Ten rooms: the real spaces of Asian-Australian artistic interaction

Butler, Rex and Donaldson, A. D. S. (2013) Ten rooms: the real spaces of Asian-Australian artistic interaction. Broadsheet, 42 3: 210-213.

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Author Butler, Rex
Donaldson, A. D. S.
Title Ten rooms: the real spaces of Asian-Australian artistic interaction
Journal name Broadsheet
ISSN 0819-677X
Publication date 2013-09
Sub-type Article (original research)
Open Access Status
Volume 42
Issue 3
Start page 210
End page 213
Total pages 4
Editor Alan Cruickshank
Place of publication Parkside, SA, Australia
Publisher Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia (CACSA)
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted abstract
...In this text therefore, as a way of exploring the true Asian century, the one that has just ended, we will take up a number of the real artistic spaces in which Asia and Australia have found themselves alongside each other, echoing their actual geographical proximity. We will select ten exemplary rooms, each telling us something different about Asian-Australian artistic exchange. In doing so, we want to point to a certain history of what we might call “UnAustralian” art, which is not merely a particular set of artists or even works of art, but a different way of thinking space, looking at Australia from the outside in and not the inside out, turning the world upside down so that it is Asia, Africa and South America that are on top and not Europe and America. In doing so, we also offer an alternative way of writing the history of Australian art: not as an official story of patronage and large State-sponsored exhibitions, but of incessant, small, ‘local’ exchanges between artists, trading ideas, techniques and ways of life...
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